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In an emergency, call 911 (non-emergency: 935-3311)
Use 911 to report any serious medical problem, fire, life-threatening situation or crime in progress.
If your need is not an emergency, please call the non-emergency line at 935-3311. The non-emergency calls go to the same Dispatch Center but priority is given to 911 emergency calls.
Learn more on our Proper Use of 911 page.
Make an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
Island wide 961-8300
Learn more on our Crime Stoppers page.
The Hawaiʻi County Department of Human Resources periodically recruits applicants for police officers.
Recruitment is now closed.
For information on how to be notified when recruitment opens, go to the Hawaiʻi County Job Opportunities web page.
Learn more on our Recruitment page.
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